A&P So im thinking about getting a 70-200 2.8

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  1. SkyAce2004

    SkyAce2004 New Member

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    But I dont know if I wanna dump that much money into a lense. (nikon btw)
     
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    I came in here expecting to talk about canon

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    SkyAce2004 New Member

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    eh, i cant say anything bad about canon, ive never used the brand.
     
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    SenenCito OT Supporter

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    if you need that range and you cant afford to miss a shot by all means..its one seriously sweet piece of work.
     
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    a) it's heavy as fuck after holding it for over an hour
    b) the pictures that it produces are unreal. honestly.
    c) it's expensive.

    basically if you want to sacrifice your $$ and arms for insane image quality, a lens with a amazing focal length useful for sports, portraits...go for it. you will regret buying it until you take your first picture, then you will forget. :)

    edit: the only lenses i really use anymore is my 17-35 f/2.8 and the 70-200 f/2.8

    maybe the 50 some times..but never really use my 85 or 12-24 anymoh.
     
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    isaac86hatch This thread sucks

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    I played with the Nikon version of that. Very nice glass. I too and debating very heavily on the 70-200 2.8 L IS :noes:
     
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    SkyAce2004 New Member

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    anyone got some untouched sample pix?
     
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    I'm ordering one as soon as B&H gets them in stock :noes:
     
  10. anthem404

    anthem404 not my cup of mud

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    I bought one back when I got my d200, I use it more than any of my other two lenses (18-55/50 1.8). The weight is no issue for me, I can hold it up for 2-3 hours during various events/games. The glass is amazing, the picture quality is amazing, it's just an amazing lens by nikon. I spent the list 1700 on it and it's worth every penny.

    btw, I'll see if I can get a sample pic up on the quality. You looking for 100% or just standard resizing?
     
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    pretty much
     
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    a resized and a 100% crop is fine.
     
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    Untouched in photoshop other than a crop. This is straight from the camera.

    Best lens...ever. You will not regret this lens.

    56k beware ;O

    [​IMG]
     
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    How much does one of these go for nowadays?
     
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    Derrict No, I am not Amish OT Supporter

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    weakling
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    no white lens, no care.
     
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    do want.
     
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    So where's the best place to buy one, when in stock?
     
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    ^ you call that sharp ? Id trash that shot . I hate Nikon /being an asshole
     
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    Yah, b/c Canon is just the most awesomest thing everrrr! Damn Canon sackriders.

    Unedited, but compressed by flickr.

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    whats the point of that :hs:

    edit: i thought that said a resized 100% crop... need more drugs, brb.
     
  23. tetsuo

    tetsuo And shepherds we shall be...

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    not sure how much retouching there is on these, but a family friend took them with the 70-200vr and a d2x :o
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    isaac86hatch This thread sucks

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    ill have to order one....where is the best place to do so?
     

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